Corporate spend management firms and celebrity-backed companies among the 42 FinTech rounds raised last...

A Jared Leto-backed startup, family-focused FinTech firms and corporate spend management companies were among the big winners of the 42 funding rounds reported on last week.

How will RegTech evolve in the future?

The financial market is global and constantly dealing with new technologies and weighed down with ever-expanding regulations. So where does that leave the future of RegTech?

Jupiter Chain, Deloitte partner for data exchange in Southeast Asia

Singapore-based Jupiter Chain has formed a strategic collaboration with Deloitte to build a blockchain-based data exchanges for the Southeast Asian market.

Celsius secures $30m in new investment round led by cryptocurrency company Tether International

Blockchain-powered income and lending app Celsius Network has bagged $30m in a new equity round with Tether, the largest stablecoin issuer with a 90% market share, as its lead investor.

PIR Equities races to €275m Fund III hard cap close on strong prior performance

Employee-owned private equity house PIR Equities has taken just four months to hit a €275m hard cap close for its third flagship fund, after strong performance from its predecessor vehicles.

Globacap to launch regulated blockchain securities issuance platform

Globacap, a London, UK-based regulated blockchain securities issuance platform, has landed $800,000 in seed funding.

KR1 hits £4.5m in profits in the first half of 2019 despite bitcoin volatility

KR1, an investment company focusing on the blockchain ecosystem, has announced it made a profit of £4.5m in the first six months of 2019. George...

What’s going on with bitcoin?

Bitcoin has been on a roller coaster ride over the past year, but the reason behind its recent record spikes may not be what you think.

Block.one closes new investment, a month after its record $4bn ICO

Blockchain software developer Block.one has raised received an undisclosed funding round, a month after it closed a colossal $4bn ICO.

Coinbase responds to racism and discrimination allegations

Coinbase has been accused of having created a culture fraught with bullying, racism and discrimination against black people in a new exposé from the New York Times.

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Santander UK and NatWest back RegTech Ideagen in £100m round

Regulatory and compliance software provider for regulated industries Ideagen secured £100m through a new committed credit facility of £75m, with a further uncommitted of up to £25m.

POS terminal transaction volume to exceed $17.3trn by 2026

The total value of transactions processed by POS terminals will grow by 28% to exceed $17.3trn by 2026.

HKMA underlines next steps in Open API Framework introduction

The Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) has revealed its implementation plan for the third and fourth phases of its Open API Framework.

Leading US banks to pilot low credit score credit scheme

Some of the biggest US banks have signed up for a government-supported pilot program aimed at using alternative data to provide credit for people with low or no credit score.

InsurTech Wrisk lands £4.6m in Series A funding to scale its insurance product

UK InsurTech Wrisk raised a £4.6m investment round led by QBN Capital and aims to build frictionless, mobile-first insurance experiences.

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